5 buildings you can't afford to miss in Tokyo

1) Nakagin Capsule Tower

Designed by Kisho Kurokawa, an iconic 20th-century architect, this building, which has 140 capsules, was built in 1972. This design is representative of the Metabolism trend in design, which describes the process of maintaining living cells.

Nakagin Capsule Tower

8-16-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku

Never miss a hidden gem in your favourite city!

Sign up to see the full list and gain unlimited access to the website. Signing up is free and what’s even better: you’ll receive a 10% discount in the 500 Hidden Secrets online bookshop!

  • Save your favourite lists and create your own personal collection of hotspots
  • Gain access to every list on the website
  • Stay up-to-date on new secrets and destinations, exclusive discounts and giveaways
  • Get 10% off in our online bookshop

Already a member? Log in.

New here? Sign up.

Interests

Buy this book

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Tokyo reveals off-the-beaten-track places and interesting details for anyone who's keen to explore Tokyo's best-kept secrets.

Go to bookshop

Join the community

Sign up for free to gain unlimited access to the website. Plus, you'll receive a 10% discount in our online bookshop.

Sign up